How And Where To Find Inspiration And New Ideas

A couple of months ago I received an email from Jenny Lanier, a grad student working on her masters thesis in graphic design. She read something I had written here a few years back about finding inspiration without plagiarizing the ideas of other designers and asked if I wouldn’t mind responding to a few additional questions.

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Happy Thanksgiving From Manhattan’s High Line

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone living in the U.S. and as usual a very belated Happy Thanksgiving to everyone living in Canada. Happy Thursday to those of you living somewhere else in the world.
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Happy Thanksgiving — Holiday Images Of New York

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone in the U.S. and a very belated Happy Thanksgiving to everyone in Canada. Happy Thursday to the rest of the world.

As has become tradition for me, I’m in New York visiting family and as usual I’ve been taking pictures of my trip, including our long walk yesterday in Manhattan.
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Cycles of Inspiration — How To Regain Passion For Your Work

What do you do when the passion for your work isn’t there? What do you do when you don’t like working on any of your ideas? When designing a website or writing an article is drudgery and the last thing in the world you want to do?

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Build A Process That Works For You By Stealing From Others

Do you work from a process? I’m going to answer for you and tell you that you do. Everyone does whether they call it a process of not. If you go through any of the same steps across projects, you have a process.

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